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. the national institutes of health says former nfl linebacker junior seau had a degenerative brain disease linked to multiple head traumas when he committed suicide last spring. seau is the latest professional football player to be linked to a disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cte. the findings could mean more trouble for the nfl, which is facing lawsuits involving some 2,000 players, claiming the nfl deliberately hid the dangers of head trauma. >> cnn has now confirmed the death of nfl superstar junior seau. >> reporter: on the second day of may last year, junior seau texted his ex-wife and children, "i love you," pointed a gun at his chest, and pulled the trigger. friends and family were left devastated, searching for answers. >> i don't understand who would do this to my son, but i pray to god, please, take me! take me. leave my son! but it's too late! >> reporter: when they learned the 20-year nfl football veteran took his own life, the primary question became, why? close friend marcus wiley spoke to espn shortly after his death. >> we were there for you, man. like,
of one of the nfl's all time great players. junior seau took his life last may and now doctors believe 20 years of taking hit after hit to his head likely led to a brain disease called cte. next hour, dr. gupta will be back and ask if it could have led to his suicide. excitement builds as brazil is preparing to host the 2014 soccer world cup, but you heard about this today. it's not just the sport fans getting ready. the city's prostitutes are preparing, but not in the way you may be thinking. details are next. ♪ constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. . >>> in brazil in the city north of sao paulo, excitement is already building for the biggest event of 2014. the soccer world cup. it's not just the sports fans getting ready. no, no, no. prostitutes are brushing up on english skills, taking classes to make communicating with their english-speaking johns a tad easier. the anchor at cnn in esp anol. wh
. the nfl season ended badly for the washington redskins. that is the understatement of the century. their playoff loss to seattle, not even the worst of it. what happened? well, the redskins, 14 points, they scored 24 straight points to beat the redskins. 27 yard run for marchand lynch. the really bad news, i'm talking the awful, epochically tragic news. you're seeing it here, rg 3, the superstar rookie quarterback for the redskins re-injured his knee in the game. no one even touched him. there's no word on the extent of the injury. clearly not pretty. you heard it again in the first quarter. a lot of people asking why coach mike shanahan did not pull him out in the first quarter. he was completely ineffective after he started limping. so many questions today. oh, yeah, by the way, seattle won and they will play atlanta next weekend. >>> all right. the baltimore ravens are also moving on in the afc playoffs. they beat the indianapolis colts 24-9 on sunday. it was the last home game for the soon to be retired ray lewis. joe flacco threw down two touchdown passes including one to ant
, sleepless nights. bernie kosar former nfl quarterback has had them all after playing ball. now kosar says a new treatment has stopped his symptoms.  >>> as we got confirmation that junior seau did indeed suffer from the brain disease cte, another former nfl player who took multiple hits speaks with hope for his future. and we are talking about former browns quarterback bernie kosar. i hope the treatment he's getting really does work. >> yeah, so far it has given him great progress and i think that that's hope not only for bernie but for other players who might be suffering. bernie kosar, great player with the cleveland browns and a couple of other teams. 13 years in the nfl. suffered at least a dozen concussions that he knows of, and he used to keep a packet of smelling salts in his uniform in case he got dinged during a game. for the past decade he suffered from headaches and ringing in his ears, insomnia, slurred speech, but he said he's turned a corner thanks to groundbreaking medical treatment from tampa, florida, based doctor rickle stenogel. this is bernie. >> after a few wee
'm in the minority but i believe that in the nfl if a player and the coach get together and decide, you know, what we're going to do here regarding injury and keep him in the game, keep him in the game. >> he's a 22-year-old rookie. the coach has 30, 40 years experience coaching. up to the coach to say, hey, i don't think that you can play this game and putting in kurt cousins and maybe we'll win. >> this isn't the high school regionals. this is the nfl playoffs. they know their bodies. 90% of the players on that field for both are injured at this point. you play through injury. i don't have a problem with him gutting it out. he came in hurt already and they felt that he was a better option than the backup quarterback to try to win the game. did it play out that way? it didn't and ended like this. there are a lot of factors involved not the least of which is that turf coming loose under his feet. you think they have enough money to fix it. >> we don't know the extent. he'll have an mri on monday but i think it's an absolute gis grace that a nfl playoff game on a field that looks like that. dirt that'
, suggest that. what can you really do about it? >> i'm not sure what can be done about it exactly. the nfl prohibits the carrying of firearms at any facility, you know that little 50-pound thingy at the doctor's office when they weigh you, and they have to move it over? my doctor does not have to do that anymore. [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. feels great. [ male announcer ] simple. effective. take that, 50 pound thingy. let's fight fat with alli. learn more, lose more at letsfightfat.com. progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to ent. [ male announcer ] when diarrhea hits, kaopectate stops it fast. powerful liquid relief speeds to the source. fast! [ male announcer ] stop the uh-oh fast with kaope
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's what they think about junior seau seau. it showed chronic encephalopathy. most of the nfl players brains have shown this. these are people who wanted their brain studied. they are a little bit of a biased group. clearly, it is a significant issue. stage four being anger, um pu e impulsivity. >> so the knocks to his head changed his personality too? >> what we've learned from this is the only thing that can cause this problem, known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, is like an alzheimer's disease that strikes young people i saw some first-hand. went to the lab where they are looking at this. that chronic traumatic encephalopathy can be caused by concussions and sub con cuss sieve hits. seau didn't have a lot of concussions but he did have a lot of hits to the head tichlts not just concussions but just repeated blows to the head over a very long career. >> how many hits to the head and you get this condition? >> we don't seem to have an absolute number. this is still relatively emerging science. a couple years ago, we weren't hardly talking about this. we do seem to know that th
be done about it exactly. the nfl prohibits carrying of firearms at any facility, practice facility, any event that's connected to the team, make a public relations appearance in the stadium, i don't know how closely they enforce it. they do prohibit it. they do tell players in their stated policy while is it legal to possess a gun, we urge you not to or we urge you if you do possess a gun, that you use it strictly for protection of home and family or possibly if you're a hunter, that infinitely more likely something bad will happen if you're armed than that something good will happen. >> coming up, is america becoming more liberal? the debate about same-sex marriage and marijuana say about this country. ? a hybrid? most are just no fun to drive. now, here's one that will make you feel alive. meet the five-passenger ford c-max hybrid. c-max says ha. c-max says wheeee. which is what you get, don't you see? cause c-max has lots more horsepower than prius v, a hybrid that c-max also bests in mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. to get our adt security system. and one rea
'm not sure what can be done about it exactly. the nfl prohibits the carrying of firearms at any facility, practice facility, any event that's connected with the team. you make a public relations appearance, in the stadium. i don't know how closely they enforce that. they do prohibit it. they do tell players in their stated policy that while it's legal to posess a gun, we urge you not to. we urge you that you use it strictly for protection of home and family or possibly if you're a hunter. that it's infinitely more likely that something bad will happen if you're armed than something good will happen. >> coming up, is america becoming more liberal? what does same sex marriage and marijuana say about this country? any time of year. ♪ nice sweater. thank you. ♪ and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll
it? >> i'm not sure what can be done about it exactly. the nfl prohibits the carrying of firearms at any facility, practice facility, any event that's connected with the team. you make a public relations appearance, in the stadium. i don't know how cleesly they enforce that. they do prohibit it. they do tell players in their stated policy that while it's legal to posess a gun, we urge you not to. or with eurge you that you use it strictly for protection of home and family or possibly if you're a hunter. that it's infinitely more likely that something bad will happen if you're armed a eed than somethid will happen. >> coming up, is america becoming more liberal? what does same sex marriage and marijuana say about this country? or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. which isn't rocket science. sfx- "
to miss nfl preseason games and it was a national catastrophe. it's great there's going to be hockey, but i think the fact that the public wasn't exactly clamoring for this should be pretty problematic for the leagues. good it's a season but a shortened season but you wish it hadn't come to this. >> john wertheim from "sports illustrated," thanks so much. always appreciate your insights. >>> quick, what's the one phrase you hope you never hear again. if you said fiscal cliff you're not alone. we'll take a look at some of the wonky metaphors associated with the battle in washington. >>> my guess is you are pretty psyched that you're not going to be hearing the term fiscal cliff anymore, right? you know, that's the phrase that swept the nation's capitol and airwaves over the last few months. it seemed the more arcane and wonky the budget mess got, the more washington reached to try to explain it. cnn's christine romans has more. >> reporter: just like the yodeler in that cliff hangers game on the price is right, we did fall off a cliff. of a metaphor cliff. >> fiscal cliff. >> the fisc
for nfl fans, playoffs. afc houston texans knocking off the cincinnati bengals, 19-13 to book a meeting with the new england patriots. in saturday's other game, i hate to say this the green bay packers cruised over the minnesota vikings. that was a heartbreaker for me. they were led by aaron rodgers connecting with ten different receivers for 274 yards and a touchdown. the vikings starting quarterback was out with an injured elbow. i should point that out. the packers face the san francisco 49ers next weekend. the ravens play the colts while rg3 and play the seahawks. >>> the nhl reporting that a tentative agreement has been reached which would mean the end of the lockout, the national hockey league and the player sshz has been negotiating for six months. this morning the two sides agreed on a framework for a new collective bargaining agreement. this year's lockout was the second longest in league history. >>> we are now hearing from retired general stanley mccrissal for the first time since he resigned two years ago. in his memoir that comes out tomorrow he takes blame in the article t
. eddie lacey scored two touchdowns. the junior running back could be the nfl first rounder if he attorney's fees and we aren't charging for those. so they have asked those moneys be donated to the madden house at the ymca in wheeling, west virginia that takes care of abused women and rape victims. they would like to turn it into a positive. >> i think that's excellent thing and i would like to send our best wishes to our client. whatever happens with the legal process, an awful ordeal you wouldn't wish on any young girl. please wish her well with her continued recovery. >> we will. thank you so much, piers. >> i want to bring in walter madison, attorney for malik richmond, attorney for one of the teens. this case is dividing america in many ways. your client, along with his friend, is, you know, public enemy number one right now. how do you defend him? >> quite simply. piers, first thing i want to make clear for everyone that they should understand really well, malik richmond has nothing to do with that video mr. fits simons premises that statement when he says defendants. he nothing to d
nfl linebacker junior seau suffered from neurodegenerative brain disease that can result from multiple hits to the head. the national institutes of health released the results today. seau's family donated his brain for examination after he fatally shot himself last year. >>> and down under, flames and fear. >> we saw tornadoes of fire coming across, towards us. and the next thing we knew, everything was on fire everywhere, all around us. >> so this is what they did to escape the wildfire in tasmania, australia. now that's a grandmother and five of her grandchildren taking cover in the water. under a jetty. these photos were taken by the grandfather, who you just heard from. the fire raged for three hours. three of those grandkids didn't know how to swim, and they had to hold on tight. they eventually got on a dinghy. 90 homes in the area went up in flames, including the grandparents' home. >>> in the northwest coast of australia, another incredible image. a red dust storm created by a tropical storm out at sea that's approaching land and we'll be right back. >>> unemployment in the eur
. pretty darn inimpressive. now to the sports on the field and the nfl playoffs. the green bay packers cruised past the minnesota vikings 24-10. aaron rodgers led the way for the pack while minnesota was without their starting quarterback who was out with a bum elbow. bad timing. saturday's other game, the texans beat the bengals. today the ravens play the colts and the redskins play the seahawks. >>> and a controversy at the university of texas at austin. champion women's track and field coach bev kearney stepped down this weekend admitting she had an intimate relationship with an adult student athlete ten years ago. in a statement the university says they do not believe that coach kearney had any similar relationships with studented a let's either before or after that reported relationship. the 55-year-old had been on paid leave since november amid the rumors. >>> time to get you ready for the week ahead with our nancy week-ahead call dawar here. on monday, we've been talking quite a bit on james holmes, the man accused of opening fire in a crowded aurora, colorado movie theater. he'
-year deal. cowboys defense ranked 19th in the nfl. >> do they pay them the third year? >> coach's contracts are usually guaranteed. >> continuing sports coverage. one of the most con 'stro versial sports ballots in sports history. one sports commentator wrote this. dan shaughnessy says the poison ballot remained on my desk, unopened until december 31st. i knew what was in there. hardball anthrax. nothing could be gained by opening it. you like my dramatic read? dan shaughnessy. author of the new book "francona: the red sox years." not a big fan of the big fan of them, what do all of them have in common, let me think for a moment, the whole steroid thing of course. it's problematic for you. what is at issue here, what is annoying you the most here? >> well, it's not a comfortable position to be put in, we're asked to vote, about 600 baseball writers or ex-baseball writers who do vote, it's a great honor and privilege but it's become very kind of difficult almost impossible to be consistent on this thing, we're asked to consider character, integrity, sportsmanship, you have this class of guys
on the ground. eddie lacey scored two touchdowns. the junior running back could be the nfl first rounder if he declares for the draft. are you listening, detroit lions? this is the seventh straight championship for an s.e.c. team. david mattingly is sitting right here, alabama alum. you're a happy boy, aren't you? >> oh, yeah. roll tide. >>> we'll have a live report in the next hour. >>> the results of rg3's mri were inconclusive, so the redskins quarterback will be examined by dr. james andrews. he's the orthopedist for sports stars. he reinjured a knee during the playoff loss to seattle. >>> watch this ballots in the middle of your screen. carmelo anthony and boston's kevin garnett go at it. during the fourth quarter of last night's game. the two were still jawing at each other as they headed down the court. melo's poor shooting night may gotten to him. he may face a suspension from the league. >>> the next hour of "cnn newsroom" right now. >>> gabby giffords, the nation marveled at her recovery from a gunman's killing spree. today he launches a new fight. will americans embrace her initiati
at the brain of the late nfl line baker junior seau and the ten-time all pro committed suicide in may. specialists who have studied him closely say that he has evidence of scarring and a condition called chronic traumatic enself lop tea e.ect. we'll have a live report from sanjay gupta. particularly when you're talking young kids and so forth, we've heard about the issue of concussion cans. >> sanjay has done a lot of research, a lot of work on these concussions, these head injuries from football. it's a serious, serious subject. >> that's reason enough to tune in and continue to stay tuned in. >> it was such a tragic loss. i remember the day upon hearing the news of his suicide. really, really sad. >> all right. thank you. >>> we're just about to get a close look at assault weapons. they are likely to become the targets of proposed gun control laws again. but, first, what's wrong with this picture? our strategy session is looking at whether the president needs to recruit more women and minority members for the top jobs in his second term. keep my eye on her...to but, i didn't always
are always going to want to play. anyone in the nfl, you ask them do they still want to play, they're not going to say, no, take me out. the coaches, the trainers, no one in this team apparatus really has an incentive to say, we should really watch out for your health. >> or your career. >> that's up to the athlete, and the athlete is going to look like a wimp where he says, actually, take me out now. >> the wimp word is it. that's the social pressure that goes along with most athletics, which is that people feel like it diminishes them as an athlete if they acknowledge that they are injured in any way. in this case, at least it's a leg. there are a lot of people who play with concussions, things that have long lasting consequences, long after you have finished playing professional sports. now you don't have the brain capacity to live the rest of your life. >> that's why you have the medical team there, right? >> these athletes are treated as disposable people. they end their careers at 30, 35, and they have nothing to do for the rest of their lives. they're dealing with these inju
bet you did, eddie lacy, first round nfl draft pick or 2013 heisman trophy winner, question mark. how do you feel about that? >> there's the big smile. >> they both sound great, man, but i haven't made my decision yet. i don't know what i'm going to do. i still have my parents to talk to and we still have to meet with coach sabin. no matter which one i pick it's a good situation. >> barrett, you're buddies with a.j. mccarron, you got some good material from last might so brent mus berger took a liking to a.j.'s girlfriend. are you picking it up on twitter? >> me and eddie honestly are a little jealous. we worked for a long time for our followers and lebron follows her and she goes from 1,000 to 100,000. where is the love for actual players. she is certainly very pretty but you know, i just think brett needs to share the love a little bit. >> barrett almost sounds a little bit -- it's great to talk to you, congratulations. they're all very calm, they have a few more hours on the clock before they get back to work on thursday as coach sabin said. nice to see you, thanks for talking to y
forever since the decline of the steel mills. >> big red football is you know, equivalent to nfl. >> really. >> literally. >> but with two big red football players charged with rape in august and increasing is social media attention since then, many in this town feel under fire. >> what has this done to the town of steubenville? >> well, it has put a cloud over the city. and i feel really it's unjustified. the buzz that keeps coming about is that steubenville is a bad place, things are being covered up. more people should be arrested. and i feel that's all unjustly so. >> activist hacker group anonymous and others have suggested more students may have taken part in the alleged assault or that authorities went easy on the football players. though two have been arrested and charged with rape. >> who do you feel like is saying this whole town has a black eye is bad? who do you feel like is saying that? >> i think one of the things of mind is the internet. the. >> certainly gone viral. >> yeah. and i think things start to snowball. >> has preferential treatment been given to these bo
these nfl players? he's got this injury and then insists on being in the game. and this could cost him his career. i don't understand the mental y mentality. >> i can understand robert griffin iii wanting to play. >> i understand that but it's not a wise decision at that moment because your career could be over. >> i think it's the coach's job job to take care of you and the team. >> that's true. >>> turn on household appliances and even start your car without getting out of bed? that and more will be shown off at the consumer electronics show starting today. boy, that would be the ultimate for me. we have a preview for you coming up. >>> plus, one mother's horror of waking up to see a snake wrapped around her daughter's arm. >> snakes and squids on "early start." happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so...
is equivalent to nfl, literally. >> reporter: but with two big red football players charged with rape in august and increasing social media attention since then, many in this town feel under fire. what has this done to the town of steubenville? >> it has put a cloud over the city. and i feel really it's unjustified. the buzz that keeps coming about is that steubenville is a bad place, things are being covered up, more people should be arrested. and i feel that's all unjustly so. >> reporter: activist hacker group anonymous and others have suggested more students may have taken part in the alleged assault or that authorities went easy on the football players, though two have been arrested and charged with rape. who do you feel like is saying this whole town now has a black eye is bad? who do you feel like is saying that? >> i think one of the things of mind is the internet -- >> reporter: certainly gone viral? >> yeah. and i think things start to snowball. >> reporter: has preferential treatment been given to these boys because they're part of the football team? >> no. that's not -- they're faci
. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. >>> one of the best rookies to ever play in the nfl will have a lot to overcome to repeat his performance next year. kate's here and she's got more on that and some of the day's other top stories. kate? >> yeah, washington redskins robert griffin iii had major reconstructive knee surgery today after reinjuring his knee in sunday's loss to the seattle seahawks. redskins coach mike shanahan has been under quite a bit of fire for leaving him in the game after he was obviously hurt. even the white house weighed in today. >> it was painful to watch. and, you know, i'm not a football -- i'm not a football coach, but it sure seemed like, as remarkable a player as he is, he wasn't in a position to continue playing. >> here's some good news, though. the doctor who performed surgery says it was successful and that he expects rg-3 to make a full recovery, perhaps even in time for the next season. many people here in washington are sure hoping that happens. griffin led the redskins to their best season in 20 years. and like rg-3, this kenyan man k
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